Rep. Ilhan Omar defends anti-Semitic tweet and disgusting Lindsey Graham insinuation

· January 17, 2019  
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It shouldn’t be surprising that Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is expressing unapologetically anti-Semitic bigotry in office — that’s who she is, after all. But it is still shocking that she is so comfortable in her own bigotry that she has no idea why Jews might be offended by it.

In an interview on CNN, Omar was directly asked about her anti-Semitic claim that Israel, the only Jewish state, is “evil” and has “hypnotized the world.” She said, “I don’t know how my comments would be offensive to Jewish Americans.”

She compounded the bigotry by excusing a tweet she made alluding to a baseless and prejudiced conspiracy theory about Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. The Democrats started a whisper campaign that Graham is somehow being blackmailed over his sexuality into supporting President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, Omar tweeted that Graham had been “compromised.”

And on CNN today she defended her tweet.

The House of Representatives recently rebuked Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa for saying, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?”

When will Nancy Pelosi rebuke Ilhan Omar?


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Author: Chris Pandolfo

Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.

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